Orto Botanico di Roma: a relaxing visit with children to discover the overwhelming beauties of nature
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The Orto Botanico di Roma: Opening times, tickets, news and all the information for a relaxing visit with your children.

The Botanical garden of Rome is the right place where relaxing with your children strolling around the paths of the garden and discovering the overwhelming beauties of nature.

The Botanical garden of Rome is part of the Department of Plant Biology of the University of Rome "La Sapienza". It is one of the most important in Italy, both for its size, about 12 hectares, and the number of cultivated species, about 8000 plants.

The Botanical garden’s plants are important not only for scientific purposes, but also because of the cultivation and reconstruction of the spaces, which help the visitor in recognizing the species.

In addition, the botanical garden is among the structures of this kind equipped for disabled people: there is a path and two electrical scooters that allow to do steep routes. A recent addition is the “Garden of aromatic herbs”, designed for the sightless, with aromatic and scented plants, plus others whose leaves have a special texture, together with signs in Braille placed at hand height.

Orto botanico di Roma, opening times:

from Monday to Tuesday: 9:00 am to 18:30 pm (from April to October)                                                                                                  from Monday to Tuesday: 9:00 am to 17:30 pm (from November to March)                                                                                         
Closed on Sundays and holidays

Orto botanico di Roma, tickets:

Adults: € 8,00 (12-65 years);
Reduced tickets: € 4,00 (6-11 years of age, over 65 years of age, school groups);
Free of charge: under 6 years of age, disabled visitors and their carers, students from the University of Rome "La Sapienza", Roma "Tor Vergata" and "Roma III”.

Orto ​botanico di Roma, official website:


Orto botanico, info and booking: 

Tel.: +39 06 49917108, Cell. +39 347 0072408,

e-mail: info-ortobotanico@uniroma1.it